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4 mental blocks that keep you from being a work superstar

4 mental blocks that keep you from being a work superstar

July 7, 2015

How to Outsmart Your Noggin: What you drown out can be just as important to your brain’s efficiency as what you absorb, according to a recent University of Rochester study.

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‘Seeing’ in the Dark

‘Seeing’ in the Dark

October 31, 2013

The eerie ability to see our hand in the dark suggests that the brain combines information from different senses to create perceptions.

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Making Sense of Monkey Math

Making Sense of Monkey Math

May 3, 2013

The study tracked eight olive baboons, ages 4 to 14, in 54 separate trials of guess-which-cup-has-the-most-treats.

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Human Brain Cells Make Mice Smarter

Human Brain Cells Make Mice Smarter

March 7, 2013

The research team decided to determine if human glial cells in the brain provides unique capabilities by seeing what happened when these cells were allowed to co-exist with the normal nerve cells of mice.

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Now Where Did I Put My Keys Again?

Now Where Did I Put My Keys Again?

January 3, 2013

The memory problems that many women experience in their 40s and 50s are real – and appear to be most acute during early post menopause.

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Brain’s Desire for Clarity Shapes Language

Brain’s Desire for Clarity Shapes Language

October 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Many changes to language are simply the brain’s way of ensuring that communication is as precise and concise as possible.

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